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Mar Ilimitado

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| Porto da Baleeira de Sagres, Sagres 8650-368, Portugal
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Great fun even with a 2 year old!

Took a dolphin watching tour on recommendation of our resort, and luckily we had a clear calm day... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Juggsy84
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Bicester, United Kingdom
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Wonderful experience

We booked a Dolphin boat trip for 5 adults. After a kind welcome at the office we were offered a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
liliandelamar
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Leersum, The Netherlands
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We are a team of passionate marine biologists committed to the preservation of the ocean. We offer boat tours and diving experiences with integrated environmental education. Some of the tourism activities contribute to our research and conservation projects.
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| Porto da Baleeira de Sagres, Sagres 8650-368, Portugal
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"nice trip"
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"bottlenose dolphins"
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"young ones"
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"an amazing experience"
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"bottle nose dolphins"
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"fun trip"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took a dolphin watching tour on recommendation of our resort, and luckily we had a clear calm day. After a warm welcome and briefing by our guide Anna, we boarded our rib and set off to find some dolphins. After an approx 15 min trip...More

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Mar I, Nature Guide at Mar Ilimitado, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind words! We are very glad that you enjoyed the ride and the sighting of the animals, there is indeed something amazing about seeing dolphins in the wild and a memory that stays with you. Your child was a...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a Dolphin boat trip for 5 adults. After a kind welcome at the office we were offered a brief introduction about the differences between these sea animals. The skipper brought us far at sea and the boat trip itself was an exciting experience!...More

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Mar I, Nature Guide at Mar Ilimitado, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hallo Lilian! Thank you so much for your kind words. We are very glad you enjoyed your experience with us, it was a pleasure having you onboard! Seeing dolphins in the wild is an amazing experience, specially when they are jumping and close to the...More

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Reviewed 18 April 2018

On the 16th of April 2018 we spontaniously decided to make a boatride to maybe see some dolphins in front of Cap Vicente. We were 10 people plus Ines the guide and Sebastiao the skipper. We drove about 10 seamiles - which was very bumpy...More

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Mar I, Nature Guide at Mar Ilimitado, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your kind words! :) We're very glad that you enjoyed both the encounter with the dolphins and the boat trip itself. We were very lucky indeed to find such a big group of common dolphins swimming longside with striped dolphins....More

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Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Today we went on a boat trip and it was amazing. Mar ilimitado is a great company with respect for wildlife and nature. The guides are all marine biologists and know everything you ask (from birds, to rocks, great beaches, history, landscape: everything) today Sofia...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Such a worthwhile excursion. We went out on the first trip of this season. On a rib so could see out on either side. Worth it for the exhilarating boat trip, but we were fortunate to see plenty of dolphins swimming really close to the...More

Thank Margo E
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Mar I, Nature Guide at Mar Ilimitado, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Margo, Thank you so much for your kind review! We are a dedicated team and it is always important for us to know that you enjoyed the trip and the dolphin watching. Our coast is indeed beautiful, we are definitely very fortunate with the...More

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Reviewed 27 November 2017

Although our visit to Sagres was at the end of the season (November) I managed to get out to sea on two trips (after pestering them on a daily basis to see what the weather was doing!). The staff were brilliant - my thanks to...More

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Reviewed 16 November 2017

In the off-season, I was lucky to catch a ride with four others plus crew. We saw lots of dolphins, several pods of common dolphins including mothers with young ones, and several pods of the far more "shy" Risso (?) dolphins. Very knowledgeable crew that...More

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Reviewed 30 October 2017

Four of us went out on a tour of the coast , and then out to find Dolphins. Jesus was a great skipper getting close to the rocky shore , then blasting through and upon the waves causing great merriment to us all. A superb...More

Thank telali2
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Mar I, Nature Guide at Mar Ilimitado, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

Namasté! If you are with Jesus of course it will be great :) We like to mix up things a little, so it's not just a normal dolphin watching experience, no. Besides the introduction to all the species you might see, you can still get...More

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Reviewed 30 October 2017

A wonderful afternoon with very knowledgeable and passionate guide. We saw common dolphins in abundance - plenty of photos and videos; make sure your phone/camera is fully charged first! Well maintained boat, and safety is taken seriously, very child friendly with appropriate sized lifejackets provided....More

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Mar I, Nature Guide at Mar Ilimitado, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

Aloha Andrew! Safety and fun while being respectful towards nature and wildlife is what we are here to do. Together we make possible both your happiness and ours because this way is possible to study the animals we find here as well - that's why...More

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Reviewed 25 October 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our trip on the rib to see dolphins and wildlife. Everything was well organised and informative. The boat trip was exhilarating - though it is bumpy - you are going out to sea. In fact we seemed to go miles out to...More

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Mar I, Nature Guide at Mar Ilimitado, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2017

Hey there Paul, how are you? We don't give up easily so all the sea bumps and all the time we took, in the end, it is worth it because we found the not so common and magestic bottlenose dolphin among so many seabirds (every...More

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miriammm983
6 May 2018|
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Response from Mar I | Property representative |
Hello Miriam, Legally there are no restrictions, but our minimum recommended age is 3 years old. However, if you want to bring your baby you just need to ask us about the sea conditions and we will advise you if it is... More
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RamshornFarm
15 January 2018|
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Response from Mar I | Property representative |
Hello RamshornFarm. Sometimes we are lucky to see some turtles during our dolphin watching tours but they are totally ocasional. The best time to see them would be in late spring/early summer (around May-August) and the... More
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Laura L
26 October 2017|
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Hello Laura, We appreciate your interest! Orcas are not resident in our area they are migratory. They can be seen between the end of June and the beggining of September. However, it is always a surprise, because we never... More
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